tongue-tied

tongue-tied(
tuhng
-
tayd
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. tímido
He was a tongue-tied young man struggling to make friends.Era un joven tímido que se esforzaba por hacer amigos.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I get tongue-tied whenever I feel insecure.Cuando me siento insegura, me quedo muda.
Phil gets tongue-tied when he's around girls.Phil se cohíbe cuando está con chicas.
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tongue-tied
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. mudo(a)
to be tongue-tiedquedarse mudo(a)
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tongue-tied [ˈtʌŋtaɪd]
adjective
con la lengua trabada; tímido; cortado; premioso (formal);
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